Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE BLACK RIDERS: 1, by STEPHEN CRANE

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First Line: Black riders came from the sea
Last Line: Thus the ride of sin.
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean

BLACK riders came from the sea.
There was clang and clang of spear and shield,
And clash and clash of hoof and heel,
Wild shouts and the wave of hair
In the rush upon the wind:
Thus the ride of sin.

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